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Department: MEANE-Anesthesiology
Course: 504-Pediatric Anesthesia
Track:

Course Coordinator: Dr. Thomas Dirk Younker
Course Faculty:
Elective Location: TCH
Periods Elective offered:
Min. Number of Students:Max: 1
Course Level: Clinical Elective: Counts toward 32-credit graduation requirement
Credit: 8
Pre-requisites: Surgery & Medicine or Pediatrics
Visiting Student Elective: Yes
Open to International Students: Yes
Grading: H,HP, P, MP, F Narrative Evaluation
Faculty Approval: Yes

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): 40 Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: Surgery:
    Laboratory
  Didactic:
  Other:
Statement of Goals:
Faculty approval required for all Anesthesia elective registration. Offered each month. Early registration is encouraged! This course tends to fillearly and no changes in registration are permitted within two weeks of the start of the rotation. (Limited number of visiting student participation) Students must invest four or more weeks to receive elective credit. Students receive supervised instruction in the care of children undergoing surgery in the Texas Children's Hospital Operating Rooms, the principles of anesthetic management and the treatment of patients unconcious for any cause. This elective provides students a unique, controlled environment in which to acquire skills in airway management, venous access, patient assessment, and monitoring.
Learning Activities
This advanced clinical clerkship is designed primarily for, but is not limited to, students planning a career in Anesthesiology. The Clinical Skills emphasized during this rotation are important in any primary care specialty- pediatrics, internal medicine, medicine/pediatrics, emergency medicine, and family practice. All students are encouraged to consider this elective.
Evaluation Methods
When and Where to report on first day of service:
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Annette Brieno -- Off on Fridays
Contact Phone: 713-798-1887
Contact Fax: 713-798-6374
Contact Location: 1709 Dryden, Suite 1700
Address: Department of Anesthesia; Faculty Center
Email: abrieno@bcm.tmc.edu
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